A recent panel discussion at Petrocultures 2016 needed to admit the harsh truth: The shift to a ‘green economy’ will be uncomfortable.
In a capitalist society, no one is concerned about how empowering someone’s job is — unless it’s sex work.
Stigma in sex work is pervasive and painful for women in all areas of the sex industry. This needs to stop.
When women are fined for what they wear, there is no freedom of choice.
The “we’ll come through this” mantra is not helpful for those expecting organization, protest, and change.
The Trudeau government is set to review the activities of Canada’s spy agencies at a time when it appears Bill C-51 has empowered many of the more than 20 agencies and departments with surveilling powers to violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A massive change is underway in the west, and a fresh struggle for the soul of the middle class and the nations we call home is upon us.
The focus on xenophobia as the source of Britain’s exit from the EU and the appeal of Donald Trump conveniently ignores the link many Brits and Americans see between our prevailing globalist ideology and extensive job losses and underemployment.
The controversy over police presence at the St. John’s Pride parade has revealed more about the politics of solidarity than some of us wanted to know.
As our personal budgets get tighter, a new model of sharing is emerging in Newfoundland and Labrador that can help save a few bucks while allowing us to get things done.
“It is now that we must do the critical work to validate those who have come before us, to make sure that trans people in this province are no longer hidden from history.”
Why aren’t we doing more to prevent rich people and corporations from hiding their money to avoid paying taxes while people in N.L. and elsewhere suffer in the name of ‘necessary’ austerity?
Why the debate over off-duty police officers’ uniformed participation in Pride reveals deep divides in the LGBTQ community and the need for a more attentive and collaborative activism around Pride Week.
Fat people are just trying to live their lives one day at a time in the body-shaming society we live in.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador should immediately tap the international bond markets and borrow $3 billion.
Minister Gerry Byrne’s recent comment that the filibuster served as a deterrent for women entering politics told only part of the story.
If you think they’re outdated and due for cutbacks, it’s a sign of your good fortune and privilege. Libraries remain vital for the poor.
It might sound too simple or gauche, but is it possible the personal wealth of Dwight Ball and Cathy Bennett might actually lie at the very heart of the budget about to go before the N.L. legislature?
Many are hoping Liberal MHAs, with a long weekend to ponder their role in shaping the province’s future, will return to work on Tuesday with their minds made up to put their constituents before their party and land on the right side of history.
Women in Newfoundland and Labrador are more likely to be university educated and substantially more employed than men in the province, yet face higher rates of poverty and lower rates of pay.